UA Researchers

Note: This database is a list of faculty who welcome undergraduate students into their research projects. It is up to faculty to keep this list updated.
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Students may also search for research positions, events, and opportunities in Handshake.

Faculty Members: For more information on updating your information in the faculty database please visit ur.arizona.edu/update. For help listing active undergraduate research opportunities in Handshake, contact Kelley Merriam-Castro at kmerriam@arizona.edu.
Name Department Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Datesort descending
Kimberly Ogden
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Minying Cai
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Ananya Mallik
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
John Holt
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Some familiarity with coding in Python and/or Geographic Information Systems
Tucson main campus
Kavan Hazeli
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Erica Corral
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Tommi Koskinen
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Algebra, differential equations, computer programming
Tucson main campus
Julie Feldman
Psychology
Yes
Volunteer
None needed
Tucson main campus
Justin Snider
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Diane Thompson
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
At least one lab-based course
Tucson off-campus
Ryan Straight
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
For Credit
Preferred interested in extended reality and comfortable with fully remote research. Enrollment in APCV 399 (1-3 credit hours) required.
Online
Dalal Alharthi
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Preferred interest in Cloud Computing/Security; Machine Learning; Incident Response; Vulnerability Assessment/Remediation; Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Social Engineering; and Cybersecurity Education. Interdisciplinary Research opportunities are available in the intersection between the area of Cybersecurity and several areas such as Computer Science; Public Administration; Business Administration; and Education. Opportunities are voluntary or for credit. If volunteering, you should commit to 6 hours or more per week. For credit, you may enroll in an Independent Study course.
Online
Alejandro Salado Diez
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Coding VR environments for Occulus Quest (Unity)
Tucson main campus
Dmitriy Nurullayev
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Shang Song
Biomedical Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jacob Schwartz
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Please inquire
Tucson main campus
Tally Milnes
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Matthew Recsetar
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Fariba Donovan
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Aaron Tesch
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
BASV 316 or equivalent
Online
Kellen Chen
Surgery
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Natalia Ignatenko
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Edward Gelmann
Medicine
Yes
Paid
chemistry biochemistry
Tucson main campus
Nicholas Delamere
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Andreia Chignalia
Anesthesiology
Yes
Not given
Good practices of laboratory
Tucson main campus